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Hairspray (20-Jul-2007)

Director: Adam Shankman

Writers: Leslie Dixon; Mark O'Donnell; John Waters

Keywords: Comedy, Musical

Remake of the 1988 film of the same name follows a teenager's attempts to integrate an early-1960s Baltimore dance show.

ABSTRACT
Remake of Hairspray (1988). Dance-obsessed overweight teenager Tracy Turnblad aspires to earn a spot on the Corny Collins Show, an early-1960s Baltimore dance program featuring area heartthrob Link Larkin. Attending auditions for the show that ultimately find her winning a spot on air, Tracy learns about the Caucasian-operated program's attitudes towards black would-be participants, shifting gears as she channels her love of dance into a crusade to flip the town's prejudiced ways upside down.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Nikki Blonsky
Actor
9-Nov-1988   Tracy Turnbald in Hairspray
Amanda Bynes
Actor
3-Apr-1986   All That
Paul Dooley
Actor
22-Feb-1928   Grace Under Fire
Jayne Eastwood
Actor
17-Dec-1946   Chicago
Zac Efron
Actor
18-Oct-1987   High School Musical
Allison Janney
Actor
19-Nov-1959   C. J. Cregg on The West Wing
Elijah Kelley
Actor
1986   Hairspray
Ricki Lake
Talk Show Host
21-Sep-1968   Hairspray
Queen Latifah
Rapper
18-Mar-1970   All Hail the Queen
James Marsden
Actor
18-Sep-1973   Cyclops in X-Men and X2
Michelle Pfeiffer
Actor
29-Apr-1958   The Witches of Eastwick
Adam Shankman
Film Director
27-Nov-1964   Hairspray 2007
Brittany Snow
Actor
9-Mar-1986   Meg Pryor on American Dreams
Jerry Stiller
Actor
8-Jun-1927   Frank Costanza on Seinfeld
John Travolta
Actor
18-Feb-1954   Saturday Night Fever
Christopher Walken
Actor
31-Mar-1943   The Dead Zone
John Waters
Film Director
22-Apr-1946   Hairspray

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